Brett T. Gemlo, MD

“I look forward to working with you in a collaborative fashion that combines my expertise with your hopes and expectations. I understand that much of this is new to you, but you are an important part of the decision-making process.”


Undergraduate School

Macalester College - St. Paul, Minnesota 1978

Medical School

Harvard Medical School - Boston, Massachusetts 1982

Surgery Training

University of California - San Francisco, California 1990

Colon and Rectal Surgery Training

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Minnesota 1991

Professional Memberships

American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

Minnesota Medical Association

Naffziger Surgical Society

Western Surgical Society

Board Certification

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery


Top Doctors - Mpls St. Paul Magazine

Best Doctors - Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Special Interests

Colorectal Cancer

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Complex Fistulas

Hobbies & Outside Interests


Cross Country Skiing

Fly Fishing

Twins Fan

Primary Affiliations

Maplewood Surgery Center

United Hospital